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Add 50/4 and 18/30

1st number: 12 2/4, 2nd number: 18/30

50/4 + 18/30 is 131/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 30 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 15 = 60,
    50/4 = 50 × 15/4 × 15 = 750/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 2 = 60,
    18/30 = 18 × 2/30 × 2 = 36/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    750/60 + 36/60 = 750 + 36/60 = 786/60
  5. 786/60 simplified gives 131/10
  6. So, 50/4 + 18/30 = 131/10
    In mixed form: 131/10

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